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Political turmoil in Peru

The US bond market is signalling that investors expect the Federal Reserve to stay the course in its battle to tame inflation, Peru’s congress impeached the country’s president just after he announced he was dissolving the legislature, and German police made arrests related to an alleged rightwing plot to overthrow the government. Plus, US supply chain disruptions have eased, which is helping to bring down inflation. 


Mentioned in this podcast:

Bond market signals bets Fed will stand firm in battle against inflation

Peru’s president dissolves congress ahead of planned impeachment vote

German police uncover alleged rightwing plot to overthrow government

US straightens out supply chains after months of inflationary snarls


The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon, Sonja Hutson and Marc Filippino. The show’s editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Michael Lello, David da Silva and Gavin Kallmann. Topher Forhecz is the FT’s executive producer. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music.


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